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Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 09-22-10, 10:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 192
Posted By cinecitta
that makes sense. the loudest parts are in the...

that makes sense. the loudest parts are in the smaller cogs, especially from 3rd-2nd-1st
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 09-22-10, 09:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 192
Posted By cinecitta
Poor RD shifting on 11s

i've been doing micro adjustments to tension for a couple hours today and still shifting down into smaller cogs is always loud and heavy. i can get it to where most if not all shifts into bigger cogs...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 09-08-10, 12:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 669
Posted By cinecitta
torque range is 2-24. will you feel the click or...

torque range is 2-24. will you feel the click or only hear it?
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 09-08-10, 12:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 669
Posted By cinecitta
Yeah, it is like a simple ratchet. however i've...

Yeah, it is like a simple ratchet. however i've been setting the torque to 5nm on the first part that i'm tightening and I feel like I'm tightening it too much and the wrench isn't clicking. maybe...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 09-08-10, 11:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 669
Posted By cinecitta
Using a torquewrench/BBB Torquefix

I just received my torque wrench in the mail. I am familiar with beam style torque wrenches however I've never used this type with a 'rattle mechanism' before. There are very vague instructions that...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 11-18-09, 11:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 436
Posted By cinecitta
Thanks for your help. What do you mean "play?" I...

Thanks for your help. What do you mean "play?" I do all my own maintenance but must admit i'm ignorant when it comes to wheels, so I don't really understand what you're suggesting I do by moving the...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 11-16-09, 10:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,738
Posted By cinecitta
I'll throw this into the mix too: I had this...

I'll throw this into the mix too: I had this problem on my last build, and I was getting great shifting save for that last gear or two. Simply tightened the drive side crank arm because I had it a...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 11-16-09, 10:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 436
Posted By cinecitta
"Ding" noise up front

While riding over some bumps at fairly high speeds on both flats and descents (25-40mph) I've been hearing a loud ding noise up on the front end. It's almost as if I were ringing one of those little...
Forum: For Sale 10-29-09, 11:51 PM
Replies: 390
Views: 88,508
Posted By cinecitta
Have: New, mounted once, Thomson X4 stem in...

Have: New, mounted once, Thomson X4 stem in 100mm/31.8 bar clamp.

Want: 70mm stem, accepting offers. Thomson would be great.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 10-26-09, 02:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 388
Posted By cinecitta
As I recall the 9sp campy chain is .3mm-.5mm...

As I recall the 9sp campy chain is .3mm-.5mm wider than necessary chain width for 10sp campy chainrings. Links aren't flush, therefore noisy/late drivetrain. There is a 9sp dura ace chain is about...
Forum: Road Cycling 10-26-09, 08:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 200
Posted By cinecitta
This makes sense, and I had leveled it with the...

This makes sense, and I had leveled it with the ground but was slightly uncomfortable after only ten miles. might be my saddle. I am wondering; because the TT is sloping, does that mean that the seat...
Forum: Road Cycling 10-26-09, 08:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 200
Posted By cinecitta
Sloping TT and Seat angle

I'm dialing in a fit on a bike with a sloping tt. For starters, should I begin by leveling the seat in regards to the ground, or in regards to the angle of the top tube?

Thanks!
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 10-19-09, 03:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 371
Posted By cinecitta
Non drive side is reverse threaded, remember....

Non drive side is reverse threaded, remember. Just keep gently trying to engage the threads.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 10-19-09, 02:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 242
Posted By cinecitta
it's a 13-23 cassette, campy spacing. it seems...

it's a 13-23 cassette, campy spacing. it seems cogs 4-7 are fairly clunky, but then again maybe I'm not used to the group. I switched from a smoooooth campy 8 speed to indexed 9sp veloce.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 10-19-09, 01:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 242
Posted By cinecitta
Heavy Shifting

I am installing a rear derailleur for the first time and throwing in some new cables/housing. I installed it and I can successfully shift to all gears and the pulleys are aligned, and there's enough...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 08-28-09, 09:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 338
Posted By cinecitta
Yep, I know i can't overhaul a cartridge bb. Well...

Yep, I know i can't overhaul a cartridge bb. Well I guess I'll throw it on later today and see what happens...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 08-27-09, 10:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 338
Posted By cinecitta
Thing is, it's sealed cartridge, this one:...

Thing is, it's sealed cartridge, this one: http://www.excelsports.com/new.asp?page=8&major=1&minor=6&description=Record+Bottom+Bracket&vendorCode=CAMP

I wish I could overhaul it though... would...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 08-27-09, 10:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 338
Posted By cinecitta
Bottom Bracket "Smoothness?"

I just picked up a used record bb on fleabay today (had 1k miles on it) and was wondering how to gauge the smoothness of the spindles before installing it. Only reason I ask is, i spin them with my...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 08-08-09, 11:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 260
Posted By cinecitta
what if i am using a shimano 9 speed chain...

what if i am using a shimano 9 speed chain though? sucks to hear that there may be problems.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 08-08-09, 09:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 260
Posted By cinecitta
Mixing Ultegra cranks/bb with Campy

I know it's looked upon as sacrilegious to mix these two groups, however I'm replacing my veloce cranks and bb because they're getting pretty worn out. I have heard nothing but good things about the...
Forum: Road Cycling 08-01-09, 06:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,449
Posted By cinecitta
This happened to me with a specialized stump...

This happened to me with a specialized stump jumper about six years ago. miraculously the bike was perfect and the garage was the one that got hurt.
Forum: Road Cycling 08-01-09, 03:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 571
Posted By cinecitta
I ride in New York City as well, and though...

I ride in New York City as well, and though crashing into other bikers can be an issue, especially for pesky pista wheel suckers, I have had so many more close calls with car doors. On any street...
Forum: Introductions 08-01-09, 12:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 187
Posted By cinecitta
I love to ride fast, and I also enjoy touring.

I love to ride fast, and I also enjoy touring.
Forum: Introductions 07-31-09, 11:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 187
Posted By cinecitta
Introducing...

Hello community. This has been a very informative place for me. I've been lurking for a while and just registered today. Hi!
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